If a GP or member of our health care team believes you need hospital or specialist care they will ask you where you would like to be referred to. They will give you contact details of the central booking office so that you can ring to arrange your appointment at your chosen hospital.

Choose and Book / NHS E-Referral Service

If you are being referred via Choose & Book / NHS E-Referral Service and you have not been given your paperwork in the consultation, please allow 5-7 days before returning to Garstang Medical Practice to collect the paperwork required to book your appointment.

The booking line contact number is 0345 608 8888. This will be included in your paperwork.


How will I be contacted about my appointment?

If you are being referred to musculoskeletal services your paperwork will be posted out to you.

If you are being referred  to Neurology/Neurosurgery you will hear directly from the Hospital. 


How do I contact the hospital?

If you would like to chase up your hospital appointment please use the following telephone numbers:

Royal Preston Hospital appointments line - 01772 524555

Royal Lancaster Infirmary appointments line - 0845 055 9990

Blackpool Victoria Hospital appointments line - 01253953540

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